The 49th Mystic

I loved Ted Dekker's AD30 and AD33. So when I came across, The 49th Mystic, I was eager to jump into another of his adventures. My expectations were not disappointed. Sixteen-year-old Rachelle Matthews' life is defined by darkness and fear. When the  Shadow Man who haunts her dreams manifests himself in the planned community of Eden, …

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Reading through the Holidays

So many of my favorite home school memories involve reading good books aloud. For many years we began our days with me reading both devotional books and historical fiction to the children and ending the days with Daddy reading classics to all of us. When the books were riveting, the children often persuaded me to …

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The Mysterious Benedict Society

Trenton Lee Stewart has written a clever trilogy about four exceptionally gifted children chosen to save the world. Many children responded to Mr.Benedict's advertisement for "gifted children looking for special opportunities" but only Reynie Muldoon, George "Sticky" Washington, Kate Wetherall, pass the strange tests and are chosen. The three of them are joined by Constance …

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